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You exercise your body to stay physically in shape, so why shouldn't you exercise your brain to stay mentally fit? With these daily exercises you will learn how to flex your mind, improve your creativity and boost your memory. As with any exercise, repetition is necessary for you to see improvement, so pick your favorite exercises from our daily suggestions and repeat them as desired. Try to do some mentalrobics every single day!

in-cul-cate

verb :: To teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions; to urge on the mind.

"Lastly, I have endeavoured strongly to inculcate, that virtue and innocence can scarce ever be injured but by indiscretion; and that it is this alone which often betrays them into the snares that deceit and villainy spread for them." --Fielding, Henry

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When asking a question, the words "which" and "what" are frequently misused.

"What" is used to ask a question when there are an unknown number of possible answers. "Which" is used to ask a question when there are a fixed number of possible answers.

Incorrect:
With what hand do you write?
Which is your favorite color?

Correct:
With which hand do you write?
What is your favorite color?

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ac-cre-tion

noun :: The act of increasing by natural growth.

"These fresh accretions of capital were immediately invested in other ventures." --by London, Jack

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pre-var-i-cate

verb :: To shift or turn from one side to the other, from the direct course, or from truth; to speak with equivocation; to shuffle; to quibble

"As regards your questions, however, I will not prevaricate nor deceive you, but will tell you without concealment all that the old man of the sea told me." --Homer

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di-ur-nal

adjective :: Relating to the daytime; belonging to the period of daylight, distinguished from the night, recurring every day.

"During the day the animals obsequiously followed the shadow of the smallest tree as it moved round the stem with the diurnal roll; and when the milkers came they could hardly stand still for the flies." --Hardy, Thomas

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